Staff Profiles

Xiaojun Li, Ph.D.

Director, Informatics & Computational Biology

Dr. Xiaojun Li has 20 years of experience in bioinformatics and computational biology with deep knowledge of OMICS platforms, covering genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics. He played a pivotal role in the development of five diagnostic tests with hands-on experience on colorectal cancer, lung cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), liver fibrosis, and treatment resistant depression. He currently serves as Director of Informatics and Computational Biology at Allen Institute for Immunology. He previously served as Executive Director of Biomarkers at Denovo Biopharma, Director of Bioinformatics at Prometheus Laboratories, Senior Director of Bioinformatics at Integrated Diagnostics, and Director of Bioinformatics and Data Management at GeneNews. Dr. Li’s “Omics” career started at Institute for Systems Biology, after receiving his Ph.D. degree of Physics at University of Maryland and B.S. degree of Modern Physics at University of Science and Technology of China. He is a coinventor on 9 issued US patents and 6 international patents and has more than 40 peer reviewed publications

Selected Publications

Unifying researchers and clinicians to eliminate ex vivo artifacts in human immune system studies

June 28, 2021

Bumol T, Coffey E, Meijer P, Li X, Skene P, Torgerson T.

Multimodal analysis for human ex vivo studies shows extensive molecular changes from delays in blood processing

May 21, 2021

Savage AK, Gutschow MV, Chiang T, Henderson K, Green R, Chaudhari M, Swanson E, Heubeck AT, Kondza N, Burley KC, Genge PC, Lord C, Smith T, Thomson Z, Beaubien A, Johnson E, Goldy J, Bolouri H, Buckner J, Meijer P, Coffey EM, Skene PJ, Torgerson TR, Li XJ, Bumol TF

Simultaneous trimodal single-cell measurement of transcripts, epitopes, and chromatin accessibility using TEA-seq

April 9, 2021

Swanson E, Lord C, Reading J, Heubeck AT, Genge PC, Thomson Z, Weiss MDA, Li X, Savage AK, Green RR, Torgerson TR, Bumol TF, Graybuck LT, Skene PJ